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Board of Directors

A message from the board...

The Board of Directors for Sacred Selections is comprised of married couples, all members of the conservative church of Christ. All board members have in one form or another demonstrated a commitment and passion for work of “caring for the fatherless.” This commitment has been demonstrated in a variety of ways including financial support, hosting fundraising events, adoption, advocating for adoption, and serving to encourage others to participate in this ministry.
We are also anchored and inspired by two core principles: First that God has always commanded and expected His people to care for the fatherless. Second that the implementation of this work must be done with the highest levels of Biblical stewardship and integrity. As Paul said regarding his request for funds from the saints in Corinth to be delivered to the saints in Jerusalem, “For we are taking pains to do what is right, not only in the eyes of the Lord but also in the eyes of man.” 2 Corinthians 8:21
We also appreciate and commend your interest in learning more about this work, giving consideration to participating in this work and contributing to its financial support. We have individually and collectively as members of this board come to see and understand that this ministry of caring for the fatherless is broader and deeper than just adoption per se. It is a tangible manifestation of God’s expressed care for the fatherless, through His people. It is a clear example of “kingdom work”, a strategy in “spiritual warfare”, and a powerful example of “personal evangelism”.
Lastly, we have over the past many years observed first hand that the work we all do individually becomes a powerful light shining in the world and reflects the nature of God and His people collectively. We believe more than ever Peter’s admonition to his first century audience, “Having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evil doers, they may by your good works, which they observe, glorify God on the day of visitation…[continuing] “For this is the will of God, that by doing good you may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men.” 1 Peter 2:12, 15.
Few things are more categorically good, recognizable as such by both people of faith and people in the world, than giving a home to a fatherless child.
Thank you for your time, the honor of your considerations toward these efforts and the trust in our administration of your generosity.

– Sacred Selections Board

David & Dana Carrozza

David and Dana have determined to dedicate a significant portion of their now “retired time” to the operation and promotion of the Sacred Selections foundation mission. Dana has been involved, directly and indirectly in over 800 adoptions outside of the foundations specific objectives but none the less has played an important role assisting mothers, children and couples to meet and successfully adopt.

David & Dana Carrozza
Todd & Cathy Cox

Todd & Cathy Cox

Todd and Kathy Cox live North of Austin, Texas. They met in 1982 at a local congregation and were married in 1983. Todd continued his plumbing career, opened his business in 1999, and Kathy worked as a legal assistant. Together they raised two boys, Bret and Cody, who attend Cedar Park Church of Christ with their wives and five children where Todd also serves as an elder. Kathy volunteers, spends time with her grandchildren, and teaches the toddler bible class. Todd runs multiple businesses, enjoys working at his ranch, and fishing with his grandchildren. Todd and Kathy first became involved with Sacred Selections at the local fundraiser. They are excited to take part in helping children and families.

Steve & Melody Dickey

We are dedicated Christians, members of the Folsom church of Christ, and endeavor to put God first in our lives. It’s our whole hearted belief and we have taught our children that basing our daily living on Godly principles is the foundation of a happy, successful and contented life. I serve as a deacon and treasurer and both Melody and I teach bible classes. We are excited to be able to share our adoption experience and provide any assistance we can to a Christian couple or family hoping to adopt.

Rod & Lisa Waterman

Rod & Lisa Waterman

Rod and Lisa live in Bartlett, just outside of Memphis, TN. They have four children and 6 grand children. They worship at the Bartlett Church of Christ where they are both active teachers. Both are committed to helping children into Christian homes where they can be raised and taught about God, what He does for us and how to serve Him.

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